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Important choices for Michigan No-Fault car insurance in 2020

July 2, 2020

Michael Garris Garris, Garris, Garris &?Garris, P.C. The Michigan Automobile No-Fault Law, which first went into effect in October 1973, underwent major changes in May 2019. Some of those changes were implemented in June of 2019, but the most important ...

It's time to rededicate ourselves to perfecting U.S. for good of all

July 2, 2020

Hon. Michael Warren Proud to be an American? A recent Gallup poll reveals that such pride has dropped precipitously this year and is at its lowest point since the poll began. Some 42 percent are extremely proud, 21 percent are very proud, 15 percent are moderately ...

'Listening' to Blacks Shouldn?t Be Conditional

July 2, 2020

Rev. Dean Nelson Douglass Leadership Institute Too many whites on the right and left only want to listen to Blacks who agree with them on everything. The horrifying murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd has sparked unprecedented conversations ...

Letter to the Editor . . .

July 2, 2020

Rita White Black Women Lawyers Association of Michigan The Black Women Lawyers Association of Michigan (BWLAM) stands in solidarity with our ancestors, our brothers and sisters on the frontlines and those moving in silence in the quest for social justice ...

Once a publisher, always an editor in rewrite terms

July 2, 2020

Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief The position of editor has been described as the best job in the world for a person with insatiable curiosity and a short attention span. Although editors are generally respected, often romanticized, and at times talented, ...

Force of lockdown gets a blunt cut in barber's case

July 2, 2020

By Marie E. Matyjaszek Most Michiganders have been lamenting the closure of businesses and facilities during the COVID-19 lockdown. Among the most complained about aspects of the lockdown was the closure of hair salons and barbershops, because, well, vanity, ...